Are #Wales' regulators sufficiently resourced to support farmers in stewardship of our land?
An excellent article here by Jane Powell, for the Institute of Welsh Affairs, decrying the UK austerity which has hollowed out much of the capacity to do good in this area.
Word of the Day: cefnfor 'an ocean': https://geiriadur.ac.uk/gpc/gpc.html?cefnfor – on United Nations World Oceans Day (from cefn (in the sense of 'mid-, middle') + môr 'sea', cf. cefn gweilgi: 'mid-ocean') #Welsh
Climate policy is an integral part in achieving a zero-carbon society, according to this analysis from Carbon Brief.
Let's keep pushing!!
Warm ocean temperatures helped fuel a record Atlantic #hurricane season in 2020 are are expected to contribute to another active season in 2021.
Recent Indian ocean tropical cyclones, including #Tauktae show our vulnerability to marine and coastal hazards
Monthly average CO2 concentration at Mauna Loa observatory, world's benchmark atmospheric monitoring station, reached a new record 419.13 parts per million in May, up from 417.31 ppm in May 2020.
This is more than just a statistic.
The science is clear. Numerous councils and governments have declared it. So why are so many media outlets reluctant to report on the #ClimateEmergency?
90% chance of at least 1 year between 2021-2025 being warmest on record and about 40% chance of annual average global temperature temporarily reaching 1.5°C above pre-industrial level in at least one of the next 5 years.
These are more than just statistics
UK’s fledgling edible insect sector in jeopardy after Brexit - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/may/27/uks-fledgling-edible-insect-sector-in-jeopardy-after-brexit so much for #brexit providing new business opportunities - it's actually taking away the old ones... #brexitreality
Today, the Grand Chamber of the @ECHR_CEDH, Europe’s highest human rights court, confirms UK surveillance regime was unlawful.
In 2013, after @Snowden's revelations, we brought the UK government to court together with many other NGOs.
More on the judgment soon...
Party Time 🎉
I hardly use birdsite for obvious reasons, but for #fediverse13 I can make another exception.
Read all about our campaigns today, and send some #reintroductions or boost others..
Not got the time to read 227 pages of the International Energy Agency (IEA)'s latest report? 🤔📔
Us neither. That's why we're so glad that Carbon Brief has produced this summary https://www.carbonbrief.org/iea-renewables-should-overtake-coal-within-five-years-to-secure-1-5c-goal (tl;dr: invest in renewables)
It's packed with info on the projections of all aspects of energy, including renewables, coal, gas, hydrogen and transport.
This US article (https://modernfarmer.com/2021/05/opinion-the-case-for-putting-climate-labels-on-meat/) about putting carbon labels on food products is a good read - and it references a peer-reviewed paper (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0306919221000142) showing that even climate sceptics choose lower-carbon products when provided with information 🙌👏
Wales' first Partnership for Future Generations 🌱🌻
Co-design | Co-produce | Co-deliver | 🍎🌳🏴
Values-based, including a commitment to your online privacy ✊💻🕵️💗
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